Minister of Info and Tradition, Lai Mohammed has acknowledged that the “desk is popping” towards bandits in Katsina and different North-West states after safety measures imposed by governors.
He additionally acknowledged that the safety measures have been supported by the navy, which stepped up its kinetic strategy.
He acknowledged this throughout a media go to to Katsina State on Tuesday.
“We’re right here to get first-hand data on the good efforts of the Katsina State authorities and different affected states within the North-west to fight the menace of banditry and varied crimes.
“There is no such thing as a doubt that the desk is popping towards the bandits since Katsina and different affected states got here up with quite a few novel measures that bought the bandits boxed in, and the navy stepped up its kinetic strategy.
“Sadly, these optimistic efforts haven’t acquired the form of media consideration given
to the banditry.
“We imagine these efforts needs to be trumpeted, not only for the sake of trumpeting it, however as a means of encouraging the states concerned, the safety companies which were risking all of it to make sure that we’re all protected and the federal authorities that has carried out a lot, particularly within the procurement of platforms, to place the navy and different safety companies in a greater stead to deal with not simply banditry and kidnapping but additionally terrorism.”